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Fall Aurora Adventures

Alaska's Aurora season stretches from August 21 to April 21.  Overlapping with the end of summer and fall.

 

Northern Alaska Tour Company has a number of adventures for you to combine an Arctic Circle Adventure with the chance to look for the Aurora Borealis as our skies begin to get dark enough to see them.

During our Fall Aurora Season (August 21 - September 18) we have the following one day adventures. 

Arctic Circle FALL Aurora Fly Drive Adventure

A One Day Guided Round Trip Journey By Air and Land Across The Arctic Circle

Tour Summary:

  • Fly from Fairbanks to Coldfoot, north of the Arctic Circle in the Brooks Mountain Range. The flight provides an aerial view of the vast Alaska wilderness.
  • Ground tour south on the Dalton Highway made famous during the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline.
  • Cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.
  • Explore up close the amazing arctic tundra and feel the veins of ice just beneath the surface.
  • Experience the mighty Yukon River. Marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway and learn of the river's storied past.
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline.
  • Once the sky gets dark, the guide will make one or two stops along the road to scan the northern sky for the aurora.
  • Departs 1:00 pm; returns between 1:00 and 2:00 am.
  • Tour Schedule: 1:00 PM departure August 21 to September 18, 2017
  • HOMESTEAD AURORA ADD-ON – increase your chances to see the aurora by staying out later – during the peak activity.  Homestead Aurora can be added to either the Aurora Drive or the Aurora Fly Drive.

 For a Fall Aurora Fly Drive Tour Program click HERE

2017 Fall Rates: 

Fall 2017 Rate - $459.00 / person

HOMESTEAD AURORA Add-On … $50 / person ($519 / person)

 


 

Arctic Circle FALL Aurora Drive Adventure

A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land Across The Arctic Circle. Travel north by day to experience Alaska's Arctic and south by night to scan the northern skies for the amazing aurora.

Tour Summary:

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of our tour vans. 
  • Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the van and at the various stops along the way. 
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Travel the rugged Dalton Highway made famous by the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Witness firsthand the remarkable wilderness scenery blanketed in snow. 
  • Traverse the mighty Yukon River. 
  • Cross the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. 
  • Once the sky gets dark, the guide will make one or two stops along the road to scan the northern sky for the aurora.
  • Departs 10:00 am; returns between midnight and 1:00 am
  • Tour Schedule: August 21 - September 17, 2017. 
  • HOMESTEAD AURORA ADD-ON – increase your chances to see the aurora by staying out later – during the peak activity.  Homestead Aurora can be added to either the Aurora Drive or the Aurora Fly Drive.

For a Fall Aurora Drive Tour Program click HERE.

Fall 2017 Rate: $269 / person 

HOMESTEAD AURORA Add-On … $50 / person ($309/ person)

 


 

Homestead Aurora

A Night of Guided Aurora Watching in Joy, Alaska

Tour Summary:

  • Meet your friendly, informative Alaskan guide who is certain to make your experience a memorable one.
  • Ground tour north on the historic Elliott Highway in the personalized comfort of our tour coaches and vans.
  • Cross over Wickersham Dome and enter a remote region where the stars blaze in a pristine winter sky.
  • Arrive in the community of Joy, Alaska and experience the warmth and homestead hospitality of the Arctic Circle Trading Post.
  • Watch the night skies for nature’s greatest light show, the mysterious Aurora Borealis.

 SCHEDULE

  • Available Daily August 21 - September 17, 2017
  • Available Thursday - Tuesday: September 19, 2017- April 21, 2018
  • Departs at 9:00 pm; returns between 3:30 and 4:30 am.
  • 2017 - 2018 Rate: $89 / person
  • Homestead Aurora Tour Program: LINK

 

 
 
 
           
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